Actinodaphne angustifolia (Blume) Nees

  • Family : LAURACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species : Actinodaphne angustifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Actinodaphne gullavara (Buch.-Ham. ex Nees) M.R.Almeida
  • Vernacular name : Tudgenasu (Kan.); Tengeda, Tudambo, Jhar-jhampa, Jhad-champa (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0530
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., K.R.K.Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16
  • Collection Locality : Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forest
  • Key identification features : Trees with conspicous pendulous reddish hairy verticellate leaves; branchlets silky rufous-tomentose. Leaf is elliptic or oblong-lanceolate, acuminate at apex. Female flowers are in umbels. Fruils are globose, about 1 cm across.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : August-May
  • Comments : In shady valleys of evergreen forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bolangir district, Puri district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Dhenkanal district, Berbera Forest (Khurda district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sumatra, Java
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. angustifolia. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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